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15 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 79.5 mm 15% or 14.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 104 bhp

323 kw. vs 76 kw.

76% or 336 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 250 nM 49% or 240 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 18.4 sec. 13.4 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 99 mph 84 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 98% or 18.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 57% or 15.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 29.69 mpg 143% or 17.49 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 80 liters 7% or 6 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1880 kg vs 2199 kg 17% or 319 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.9 meters 11% or 1.2 meters

8 reasons to buy Volkswagen Caravelle

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 11.3 39% or 7.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 84.5 mm 12% or 11 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 71% or 91 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 3000 kg vs 2180 kg 27% or 820 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 801 kg vs 300 kg 63% or 501 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 2 years 83% or 10 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 4 3

Neutral reasons Maserati GranTurismo vs. Volkswagen Caravelle

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7000 RPM vs 3500 RPM 50% or 3500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 4691 cm3 vs 1896 cm3 60% or 2795 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4881 mm vs 4890 mm 0% or 9 mm shorter
Width 1915 mm vs 1904 mm 1% or 11 mm wider
Height 1353 mm vs 1949 mm 31% or 596 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2942 mm vs 3000 mm 2% or 58 mm less
Front tires size 245/40 R20 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 285/40 R20 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel puncture repair kit vs 215/65 R16 steel
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels TRIDENT vs MIYATO
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)